UN Security Council panel fails to reach consensus on Palestinian bid, says draft report

09.10.2011                      12.Cheschwan. 5772

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UN Security Council panel fails to reach consensus on Palestinian bid, says draft report

The four-page draft report appears to confirm that the Palestinian move to join the world body as a full member is set to fail due to the council's irresolvable deadlock.

A draft report by a key UN Security Council committee, obtained by Reuters on Tuesday, declared that members could not reach consensus on whether the Palestinians' UN statehood bid should be accepted.
"The committee was unable to make a unanimous recommendation to the Security Council," said the draft report of the council's committee on admitting new member states. It was circulated to all 15 Security Council members on Tuesday….